Put your training and experience to use with ITEC’s RPL services and earn a nationally recognised qualification with a SHB30121 – Certificate III in Beauty Services via our RTO partners.
Certificate III in Beauty Services
Within four weeks of receiving sufficient and complying evidence of competency in all applied for units of competency.
A certificate in Beauty Services reflects your skills in a variety of beauty-related services, including basic make-up services, lash and brow design, waxing and nail care. Individuals who pursue this qualification display a good command of customer service skills, as well as well-developed technical skills, judgment and discretion in their chosen beauty services and products. These individuals typically work in salons.
This qualification provides a pathway to work as a barber in any industry environment, usually a barber shop or salon.
To qualify for this certificate, you must provide evidence demonstrating that your skills and knowledge align with the courser’s learning outcomes. This evidence can take various forms. Demonstrating your current proficiency at a comparable level can be done through a CV (your student support representative can assist with this), an employment letter, or an employment contract.
Additionally, documents from prior work or educational experiences, such as references from licensed tradespeople you’ve collaborated with, apprenticeship records, academic transcripts, or assessments from relevant past qualifications, all contribute to the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. You can also submit proof of overseas qualifications or visual evidence of your work, especially for practical roles.
Payslips/work contract/ABN if self-employed
Photos/videos (for practical roles)
Risk Assessment and Management Documents
Incident Report Forms
Plans and Specifications
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This qualification reflects the role of individuals employed as beauticians to provide a range of beauty services including nail, waxing, lash and brow, and basic make-up services.
These individuals possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills where discretion and judgement are required and are responsible for their own outputs. This includes client consultation on beauty products and services.
Work is typically conducted in beauty, waxing, brow and nail salons.
The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State or Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.
No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
18 units must be completed:
The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.
Note: Units marked with an *asterisk include one or more prerequisite units of competency. Please refer to each individual unit for details of prerequisites.
Apply cosmetic tanning products
Advise on beauty products and services
Provide lash and brow services
Provide waxing services
Design and apply make-up
Provide manicure and pedicare services
Use electric file equipment for nail services
Research and apply beauty industry information
Conduct salon financial transactions
Provide salon services to clients
Comply with organisational requirements within a personal services environment
Apply safe hygiene, health and work practices
Maintain ethical and professional standards when using social media and online platforms
Sell to the retail customer
Group A: Infection control
Maintain infection prevention for skin penetration treatments
Maintain infection control standards
Group B: General elective units
Provide female intimate waxing services
Provide male intimate waxing services
Apply eyelash extensions
Design and apply make-up for photography
Design and apply remedial camouflage make-up
Pierce ear lobes
Maintain health and wellbeing in a personal services setting
Greet and prepare clients for salon services
Use social media and online tools